Our Team

Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC

Meet the wonderful team of attorneys at Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC. Our attorneys and staff are armed with the legal knowledge and expertise to help you.


Heather Rooney McBride, Managing Member

Attorney Heather Rooney McBride is the founding member of Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC. She practiced with a large civil litigation firm and then a mid-sized general practice firm before opening this firm in 2011. Heather’s primary practice areas include estate planning and trust administration, business and real estate transactions and litigation matters, and corporate law, including compliance, human resources, and employment issues.

Scott A. Smith, Member

Scott is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. He focuses his practice on bankruptcy, family law, social security disability, personal injury, and traffic law.

Austin E. Williamson, Member

Prior to joining Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC, Attorney Austin E. Williamson practiced in Little Rock, Arkansas for 6 years where he focused his practice on domestic and probate law.  Austin served as a certified Attorney Ad Litem in Arkansas, working closely with children and families in that role.  Austin served as an officer of […]

Jennifer Brodersen ,Of Counsel

Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from Southern Methodist University in 2001 with a B.A. in psychology. She then obtained a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from University of Missouri- Columbia School of Law in 2005. Prior to joining Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC, Jennifer practiced with a regionally recognized law firm in Springfield, Missouri, where she represented individuals in cases throughout the Midwest. Jennifer is admitted to practice in Missouri and the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. Jennifer is a member of the Missouri Bar Association and the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association. She was selected to Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, in 2014-2019. Jennifer, and her husband, Chad, have two children. Outside of the practice of law, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, running and playing tennis.

Robert A. Grosser, Of Counsel

Prior to joining Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC, Attorney Robert A. Grosser was a partner with a regionally recognized Social Security Disability, Bankruptcy, Family Law and general litigation law firm in Springfield, Missouri, where he represented individuals in cases throughout the Midwest. Robert is admitted to practice in Missouri and Kansas, the United States District […]